Law:Fully

A blog exploring all aspects of law and legal education — the future of the legal profession, access to justice, diversity and inclusion, testing and assessment, law and technology, and more.

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There are many ways to make an impact in law, but one we don’t often hear much about is how people become judges and justices. During a recent LSAC webinar, I was joined by two women who took unique paths in law and are now breaking barriers as members of the judiciary, along with a third pathbreaker who now works to help law school candidates make their own successful transitions to the legal profession.
Last month, iLaw President Ken Randall and I hosted an episode of “Live with Kellye and Ken” that focused on a hot topic for many who are pursuing, or considering pursuing, a law degree.
Marc Maurer’s story is nothing short of inspiring. He’s been blind since he was an infant, and he attended law school at a time when accommodations for students with disabilities were a far cry from what they are today. I recently was honored to speak with Marc about his background, the challenges he’s faced in his career, and how those with disabilities can make a difference in the legal profession.